The Sales Ops End of Year Checklist


Guest blog by Joe Rodden, Sales Systems Manager at Catalant Technologies. The end of year can often be a stressful, exciting, and chaotic time of year for a sales organization. Passion runs high as the year comes to a close and we get closer to hitting our goals.

Introducing TextTalent: Find and Text New Candidates Instantly


As recruiters, we know the right person for the job isn't always already in your talent database. That's why we are thrilled to announce TextTalent, a new way to quickly search, screen, and schedule time with candidates from the best third party networks. All product update

Why Your Job Ads Aren't Filling Up Your Hiring Funnel - And What To Do About It


You’ve optimized your job advertisements. They’re well written, they give job seekers all the details they’d need to be interested. You’ve even gone beyond and included information about your culture and maybe even shared compensation information directly in your job advertisement.

4 Ways to Use TextApply


TextApply helps you create an engaging application experience that candidates can use on the go from their mobile phone. Leading organizations are using TextApply today to increase applicants, find new ways to advertise job openings, and hire faster. Read on for 4 examples of how top brands like Chipotle, Sodexo, Domino's, and ThredUp are using TextApply.

Live Webinar: Train Like a Boss – Close the Skills Gap and Boost Employee Retention

Recruiting quality employees is no easy task. With unemployment at an all-time low, it's now more crucial than ever to engage and retain the employees you've hired. A demonstrated investment in employee development can set you apart and help attract more quality candidates. According to a recent report from Linkedin, over a fourth of HR professionals expect to be increasing their budgets in learning and development. Join us on 8/30 for a live webinar with Greg Goold, Director of Learning and Development at Paycor.

The State of Text Recruiting in Healthcare


It’s no secret at this point that recruiting in the healthcare industry is tough. It is undoubtedly one of, if not THE most regulated field. This is understandable, people put a lot of trust in doctors, nurses, and physicians, and lives are literally at stake. You want to know when you go in for surgery, the qualifications for your doctor were more than a white coat and the ability to look contemplatively and handsomely at the camera.

What Can Internal Mobility Do for Employee Retention?


Do you find yourself suffering from a low retention rate amongst your employees? Are you able to attract talent, but struggle to hold onto it? This could be due to the fact that you’re neglecting to utilize one of the most strategic forms of talent sourcing -- internal mobility. Recruiting All

5 Tips for Better Candidate Engagement


Take your HR professional's hat off for a moment and think back to the last time you interviewed for a job. When you went through a job search you probably asked yourself why you wanted to work for a company. After each interaction, you began to make assessments about whether or not a firm would be the right fit for you. Recruiting HR All

The Difference Short Codes Can Make for Your Candidate Experience


There is a massive candidate experience discrepancy that currently exists in the retail sector. There is not much of a difference between the companies in the industry as a whole, just the decision to acknowledge candidate experience and pursue it. Recruiting All

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

How to Choose The Right Artificial Intelligence for Recruiting


You have heard their names before, Ari, Mya, and Olivia, but how are today's recruiting assistants really different? Recruiting AI Chatbots Recruiting AI

How to Use Short Codes to Take on the Hiring Effort in Construction


Construction. It is very easy to take for granted. But chances are, wherever you are reading this article right now, you would not be able to do so without the construction industry. It’s an integral foundation of our cities and without it, we would not be able to do much. Recruiting All

Hyper-Personalization Fills Your Hiring Funnel Fast


Sourcing candidates in a passive candidate market, like the one we have today, is a massive challenge at every step.

The Future of Recruiting: What Role Will AI Play?


Talent acquisition leaders struggle to cut through the noise. Admist the constant outpouring of new HR technologies, marketing buzzwords, and press coverage it becomes difficult to make determinations about the potential for actual business impact new communications technologies posses.

How to better Engage Candidates with Recruiting Automation


It’s hard to imagine that automation and candidate engagement can coexist peacefully. At a glance, they appear to be polar opposites. On one side, you have automation: cold, fast, efficient, and unrelenting. On the other side, you have engagement: warm, collaborative, communicative, and human-oriented. How can you achieve that candidate engagement you are always striving for in the recruiting process when a major aspect of communication is with a robot? Recruiting All

Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.

How to Identify and Engage a Disengaged Employee


67% of the American workforce is disengaged. and HR shares the blame. It’s time for recruiters, hiring managers, and HR executives to step up to the plate and take a swing at the disengagement epidemic. Disengagement influenced productivity losses cost US companies $500 billion each year.

What is the Difference Between Candidate Engagement and Candidate Experience?


Over the past few years, a larger emphasis has been placed on the candidate in the recruiting process. Whereas candidates used to have to pine for the attention of recruiters, recruiters are now trying to find ways to woo candidates. There are a number of factors that contribute to this transition. Unemployment is at record-low numbers, giving job seekers the ability to shop around a little more for the perfect job.

Introducing The New TextRecruit App for Android


In our latest product update, we have added new capabilities to the TextRecruit App for Android. The new app now has the same great features of the iOS application and has been built from the ground up to be native for Android providing smoother and faster performance. All product update


Get More Applicants from Your Careers Site with JobChat


You know you’re getting plenty of traffic to your careers site, the analytics dashboard couldn’t be wrong.could it? But something isn’t right here. Even though your careers site is mobile optimized and easy to use most of your visitors are leaving without completing an application.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Threaded Messaging Comes To TextRecruit


When you’re communicating with multiple candidates in TextRecruit, conversations can move quickly and cover a lot of ground. For example, you might develop a relationship with your candidates over live chat, text message, and a chat application.

What is Recruiting Automation?


Recruiting automation broadly refers to a set of tools that recruiters can use to automate tasks and workflows. The goal of recruiting automation is to increase recruiter productivity. When productivity is increased organizations can expect to expedite time to hire, to reduce cost per hire, and to improve the quality of their hiring process. Recruiting All

How TextRecruit Supports Your Readiness for GDPR


TextRecruit takes cyber security and data protection very seriously. We have taken steps to help our customers stay compliant with GDPR which is set to go into effect on May 25, 2018. All product update

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The 1 Thing Top Recruiters Do With Their Job Ads That Make Them More Effective


Stop me if any of this sounds familiar - your job ads are active for 30 to 60 days. You’re clicking update on your ATS dashboard, but new applicants just aren’t coming in.

17 Features Every ATS Must Have

What should an ATS do for you? With so many applicant tracking systems on the market it can be hard to find the best one for your organization. Check out our list and learn the 17 crucial features every ATS must have!

Introducing The New TextRecruit Candidate And Employee Engagement Platform


Since we started TextRecruit we’ve had one focus - to make engaging applicants, candidates, and employees simpler. And it’s worked so far. HR teams of all sizes rely on TextRecruit today to attract job seekers, recruit talent and engage employees.

TextRecruit and Monster are Partnering to Help You Hire Better Talent Faster


Unemployment is at a low point in the decade. While this is great for job seekers, it creates a unique challenge for recruiters. How can your job posting stand out when so many other recruiters are gunning for the same candidates? How can you cut through the clutter when everyone else is trying to do the same? Recruiters are constantly trying to find ways to squeeze out any competitive advantage they can to get a leg up on the competition.

What You Need to Know About Facebook Recruiting


If you’ve made the decision to start allocating recruiting efforts to Facebook, good for you! You’ve made an amazing decision to reach job seekers where they are spending most of their time and can actively engage with your brand. However, it’s a tricky terrain to navigate, with noise coming from just about every direction. But this does not mean that you should get discouraged, you just have to take a step back and approach Facebook recruiting in a strategic manner.

Happy National Nurses Week From TextRecruit


Happy National Nurses Week! It's time to set aside a few moments to thank the members of this countries most trusted profession. National Nurses Week kicked off Sunday May 6th and will run through May 12th, which happens to also be the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Recruiting All


Beyond the Buzzwords: Using Artificial Intelligence + Machine Learning to Inspire Authentic Human Conversation (and Power Higher Response Rates)

Speaker: Susanna Frazier, Innovative Talent Acquisition and Management Leader

Artificial Intelligence (AI), a machine’s ability to have human-like intelligence, and Machine Learning (ML), a type of AI that provides a machine with the ability to learn from inference, continue to dominate the headlines and integrate into our daily lives. It’s natural to question how our jobs (and job security) may be affected. Well… Good news, Y'all ? AI doesn’t replace you, it empowers you!

How to Set Performance Benchmarks for Cost Per Hire 


With only 2 months left in 2017, many recruiters thoughts are on the next year. But before you start planning out your budget for 2018, use our cost per hire benchmarking worksheet to analyze your 2017 recruiting performance and set benchmarks for next year. Recruiting HR All

How to Source Using Recruitment Bots


The premise of sourcing is familiar to recruiters, instead of waiting for candidates to apply go out and get them instead. Now, recruitment bots present new faster ways of engaging sourced candidate lists.

The Best Way to Reduce Your Career Page Bounce Rate


76% of job candidates conduct searches across multiple platforms before applying. This number is daunting to say the least. How can recruiters know where to allocate their resources or budget when potential candidates are shopping around so much for the perfect job?

The Future of Text Recruiting with Chad and Cheese


HR funding closed out 2016 with a record deal count of 402 deals worth collectively around $2.2 billion in funding. Subsequently in 2017, AI, live chat, sentiment analysis, and team communication products are abound in the HR tech marketplace.


What Employees Really Think About Their Benefits Package

Employers invest a lot of time and money crafting a benefits mix they hope will attract and retain talent. But are you offering what employees actually want? We asked over 1,200 professionals how they feel about their health and wellness benefits for our 2018 Annual Employee Benefits Survey.

3 Best Practices for Using Recruiting Chatbots


Do you want to learn how to use chatbots and AI to recruit more effectively? You don't need to know how to develop to use them and they certainly aren't complicated as they are often made out to be. Their primary use is automating early stage conversations between job seekers and recruiters.

5 Ways to Engage the Entire Employee Lifecycle


Creating a communications strategy to engage the entire employee lifecycle can be difficult. You have to select the right HR communication tools, write compelling messages, and create attractive employer branding content.

The 12 Do's and Don'ts of Mobile Recruiting with Text Messaging


Our Customer Success Manager Kim Chitwood agreed to let me share some of her best practices for mobile recruiting with text messaging.

Will Recruiting AI Completely Replace Recruiters?


The first computer was built in 1943. Since then, machine intelligence has augmented human talent for decades. Now, the commercialization of AI technology from firms like IBM has made AI accessible to the market at large.

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Attracting & Retaining Superstar Talent

Speaker: Ryan Turnbull, VP, Wellness Practices Leader at Tolman & Wiker, & Bryce Eddy, SVP Employee Benefits at Tolman & Wiker

Ever wonder how companies differentiate themselves to attract and retain superstar talent? Join us for a panel event featuring thought leaders from Tolman | Wiker, voted '2017 Best Place To Work' by the Pacific Coast Business Times, as they share insight on the strategies used by top employers to win the war for talent.